The floater

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Project by Dooley posted 03-24-2008 06:37 PM 2105 views 3 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

You could say this is part of my Wavy Wood Series, Just a simple Dvd rack.

I made this out of recycled crate stock and some old glass from an Entertainment center that I put to the curb.

-- Dooley

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#1 posted 03-24-2008 07:14 PM


Looks great. What keeps the glass attached to the uprights? Looks like on little tap and upright would fall off?

-- Dave _-^-_ Baltimore, MD

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#2 posted 03-24-2008 07:32 PM

Hi Dooley,

This is an interesting piece. I am baffled by the glass as well.

Thanks for sharing.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#3 posted 03-24-2008 07:44 PM

This is a great illustration of the “less is more” line of thinking.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#4 posted 03-24-2008 08:38 PM

Hey guys,

Well there is a bit of epoxy in the dado’s, also if you look close, I broke a couple of razor blades in half, and pounded them in the dado to form a nice compression fit. Thats’ it! I know it looks precarious, but really its pretty sturdy, I have it loaded completely to the teeth with videos and games.

-- Dooley

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#5 posted 03-24-2008 08:47 PM

I was wondering about that. Thanks.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#6 posted 03-24-2008 08:48 PM

Looks very nice and you have captured that floating feel – curious to the “feet” size and stock?
How tall is the piece?
A really nice modern design.

-- Bill - - Ad-Marketing Guy, Ramsey NJ

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#7 posted 03-24-2008 09:18 PM

Maybe epoxy? Also wondering. Great idea though. Is that tempered glass?

-- Happy woodworking!

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#8 posted 03-25-2008 12:28 AM

Novel idea Dooley. Very stylish. Great design.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#9 posted 03-25-2008 12:03 PM

Nice design – very modern looking.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#10 posted 03-26-2008 04:29 PM

Less is more is right! This looks very elegant and way too save stuff from the landfill.

-- Kevin

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#11 posted 03-26-2008 06:55 PM

That is nifty!

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#12 posted 04-21-2009 09:00 PM

Great idea and execution

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#13 posted 12-31-2009 06:31 AM

Kool! Look what I just acquired:
Sliding cabinet display doors.
Thanks for the inspiration.

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#14 posted 12-31-2009 06:34 AM

Cool design

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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